To distribute You Can’t Evict An Idea, into film festivals some funds are needed unfortunately. So far £570 has been raised over the last three months. £1000 is the goal.
‘Killing babies’ is the industry phrase used for the inevitable culling process of lovingly edited pieces of work out of long form films.
A Creative Arc Or A Mountain?
When the film took its final form it became apparent that this baby, haphazardly called the FSA and Church Barrier bit, took 8 minutes from the film rather than gave to it’s theme and point of existence. In answering the question: Does it make the narrative arc more like a mountain to climb and-or a marathon to descend from? The answer was a sad ‘yes’. Nevertheless, it still is an informative stand alone piece which I think is worth sharing.
The Prophets And The Priests
The FSA & Church Barrier Bit shows the difficulties we had with some church personnel despite other church personnel doing what they could to help raise our credibility and extend our protest into spaces we would not have had access to. To this end they organised a meeting between members of the Financial Services Authority and the occupiers.
You Can’t Say Anything of Substance to the Press.
Mark Weaver, one occupier featured in the film, presents his opinion about the media who swarmed to this meeting, with his own poetic license which included a catch phrase I particularly liked, although I am torn about whether I agree with it or not; “..you can’t say anything of substance to the press’